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's religion holds up under a tough scrutiny, including my own. that's for sure. and i mean, you can worship cows and suck on maple tree twigs if you want to go to heaven and that's fine. we should tolerate it. but the same deference should be shown to my religion, catholic church and the christianity, which is not really the case, bill. >> bill: you got seven. university of missouri got seven. but the wiccans and pagans got eight. now, gutfeld, i don't see anything wrong with this as long as the university is up front. this is a movement and there are wiccans and witches and they do what they do. this is america. i'm not outraged. >> i'm a class 3 warlock, which means i can turn people into frogs, see piers morgan. i think wiccans that i've met are extremely nice people, unlike some more extreme religions. they don't try to kill you. they don't fly plane noose buildings. they actually -- they don't get out on the street and preach at you. >> bill: that's right, i should have asked -- they got to have a few muslims on this calendar, too. i forgot to ask. let me see here. no. i don't have it.
says this. there is no discussion of spiritualism, mysticism, religion in any context. the students simply perform the physical components of movement and breathing of mainstream yoga. is this a violation of separation of church and state, jeff >> i'm usually on the fence of these things. but i think i'll give an answer here. no. you know, yoga is yoga. yes, there are aspects of it that are informed by hinduism and various eastern religions. no. yoga is yoga and there's nothing religious. it's just making them healthier. and more fit. and, you know, you should not make a federal case out of it. >> the school said the kids can opt-out. those who do they actually kind of fall short i guess on their requirements. i'm not sure. but the group that's suing they actually say when you let the kids opt occupant they get bullied and then they are separated they can get picked on. it's a very big deal apparently yoga in this school district. >> jeff is too reasonable for me. he doesn't like to sue. he's a constitutional scholar. if he says no violation, novi allocation. but it's a problem if t
there is no religion in the program. >> to say it's watered down or defanged of its religious tenets is simply in this case not true. >> the program funded by a yoga nonprofit group is supported by most of the parents and the students. starting the classes in january, students apparently are much calmer. >> that's yoga. >> see what happens. >>> facebook and google teaming up to help you live a little longer. >> they are giving millions of dollars to scientists who are working on cures for diseases and extending life. >> i think that our society needs more heroes who are scientists and researchers and engineers. and you guys are doing all the amazing work. and the thing that we can do from the sidelines is build institutions that celebrate and reward and recognize all of the real work that you guys are doing. >> other sponsors include google cofounder sergey brin and apple's art levinson. so far the group has raised over $30 million for what is called the breakthrough prize. >>> a michigan woman wants to be honest about her age but facebook just won't let h
religions, actual religions and i think that, look, there's ways that people can take days off for their special days. i think though that you're going to be looked at funny if you insist you need halloween off. i think it's insulting if you're a wiccan or a pagans and if you're an atheist or a pagans, if you're celebrating nature, an everyday experience. >> tucker: only a country too rich too long could be this frivolous and silly. the statements from the school, the information about the wiccan and pagans holidays, the statement says, has been in the guide since last fall. keep in mind this is not intended just for faculty, this is an informational guide for anyone across campus. letting you know. >> letting you know which days you can take. >> tucker: and christianity and comes down to-- >> i think that there's a rejection of tradition. i think this is again, not about elevating anyone else, it's about paganses and wiccans used for a political agenda to downgrade what's important to a majority of americans. i think that this is an anti-tradition action. i think paganses and
. >> reporter: and he repackages religion in a very unusual way. he's also a professional rapper, and preaches religion with rhyme. >> sometimes you have to do a little hip-hop, too. >> reporter: during a sermon? >> if need be. ♪ i'm trying to live it like christ ♪ >> reporter: as a rapper around the chicago area, the reverend is known as jay quest. >> what it really does is hopefully lead people into a greater understanding and awareness of themselves and their god. >> reporter: he's been preaching for ten years, he's been rapping professionally for about five years. they don't seem like they go together. but apparently they do. >> i don't think that i rap religion, though. i think that i rap about life, and i rap about the narratives of all of our experiences. i think that's the same thing that sermons are about. >> reporter: sermons and rap, the two have met. frank mathy, abc 7 news. >> whatever it takes. >> whatever gets the message out there is a good thing. so different people respond to different things. i like it. >> especially if you want to get to the younger demographic. that's
curriculum. >> they are going to look closely and make sure that there aren't elements of religion in the program. >> to say it's watered down or been defanged of its religious tenets is simply in this case not true. >> the program funded by yoga nonprofit group is supported by most of the parents and the student. since starting the classes in january, students appear to be much calmer. but stay tuned. >> all right. >>> february is black history month and many schools are honoring it with special celebrations. but one bay area school honors the culture and the history all year round. and piedmont avenue elementary in oakland is this week's "cool school." >> you guys showing off, right? [ laughter ] >> okay. keep showing off. >> reporter: pope flyne has been teaching african dancing at piedmont elementary school for 26 years now. a popular musician in ghana, pope moved to the united states to teach. >> i would teach them the groove and then say you're on your own. >> reporter: twice a week students dance for an hour before school starts. >> w
baptist, 11,000 member congregation said christianity is right and a lot of other religions long. he called mormonism a cult. he said unkind things about islam. he's come under a lot of fire about how he talked about gays and lesbians. this is part of the reason why this controversy erupted by tim tebow accepting to speak at the church saying he was there to endorse the pastor. how they express those beliefs are much different and obviously tebow is a much softer in how he talks about his faith. pastor jeffers has been more critical about other faiths when he talks about his own. pastor jeffers has been kind enough to join us on the telephone from dallas. good afternoon. thank you for being with us. >> appreciate you having me. let me just say one thing about your report. you know, when it comes to catholicism i've said publicly there will be millions of catholics who will be in heaven because they trusted in christ the savior. i was talking about theological differences. we're outspoken in our beliefs. it's funny to me that a church like ours that simply says christ is the only way
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